General questions about Canada or about coming to Canada.
Feb 29th, 2008
how do i apply for a six month visa?
i want to apply for a visa for june 07 for six months wondering does any body have info on it on a website havin aproblem getting it etc thanks for your help.
Feb 1st, 2019 by MHz
What makes you a Canadian?
Hi, :newb: here, just found this great site. I've been visiting other boards and have seen this question discussed recently. Just wondering what you all think ...
Jan 29th, 2019 by NZDoug
How safe is Toronto?
My parents are refusing to let me go to Toronto because they don't feel it's a "safe" place to go and they say it's a foreign country blah blah blah. I'm going to be 20 soon so I don't think that's a problem. So how safe of a place is Toronto actually?...
Sep 24th, 2018 by MHz
People with Disabilities Assistance Petition
A strange story indeed. Why wouldn't anyone help him........? Hi! My name is Andrew Gurza. I am a Disability Awareness Consultant, and a wheelchair user. I was recently denied assistance from Passport Canada when I went to get my passport renewed. ...
Aug 29th, 2018 by MHz
Is insanity an inherited trait and can you catch it ?
My rants have a topic, your visits scream 'troll' so how is that not like the 'pot calling the kettle black' as you fail to address even 1 point in the 'wall of text'. When you see that and others do not it makes you the stupid one, I thought you should...
Climate Barbie Blows a Gasket
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna Calls Out Rebel Reporter For Using 'Climate Barbie' But apparently it's just fine and dandy for the bigot Minister to mock and dismiss those who don't quite believe that climate change is man-made. Add our...
(by Hoof Hearted)
Driving from Winnipeg to Montreal?
I'll be driving from Winnipeg to Montreal sometime late September, early October. According to Google Maps, the best route is through the US which seems kind of indirect. What's the shortest way of going from Winnipeg to Montreal? Thanks
Sep 12th, 2016 by MHz
question about aboriginal people in the forest
greetings, lets assume that i want to live in the boreal forest in canada. i have read somewhere that there are aboriginal people living there. my question is: are they spread out in the entire forest or are there places without any people at all?...
Canadian Politness? what a myth ehhhhh!!!!!
Canadian are anything but polite. One of the rudest people on earth live in Toronto. You are driving no one gives you a way, you have to make it on your own and when you do people start honking. Canadians are the worse when it comes to being a customers....
IEC 2016 Working Holiday Invites Stopped...
Hi all, Those that are planning to come to Canada via International Experience Canada (IEC)'s working holiday visa should be aware that the invitations to apply for working holiday permits have STOPPED temporarily, as of today. Invitations will resume...
moving to Montreal
Hi All, I am moving to Montreal end of year and would like to ask if anyone knows of or has had experience with Montessori Schools (primary and secondary aged children) in the area that they can recommend. My priority is finding the right school then...
Sep 20th, 2014 by Goober
Going to College in Canada, Need LOTS of Clarification
Hello, I live about one hour from the border and have been interested in going to college in Canada for various reasons (of which I will not delve too deep into right now). But before I do so, I have quite a few questions I need answered. I...
(by Matt Sellsword)
Aug 19th, 2014 by B00Mer
Want to know about Canada
Sorry if I have put this in the wrong place, but I am just trying to get it done before I go to bed! Basicaly, I live in New Zealand, Im in my last year of school, Im a 17yr old male, and I want to live in Canada. I want to be a Camera Operator for...
Jul 9th, 2014 by Sal
looking for help with expressions from Saskatchewan and Alberta
I've recently begun attempting to write a children's novel set in Lloydminster. I want to have realistic sounding dialog in the book, but since I'm from Mississippi, I'm very unfamiliar with slang and expressions that would be used there. I've found a bit...
What do you call this ?
I'm studying English and I have a question : What do you call a person who is too face-saving , he can never take criticisms , he hates being commented and he gets mad whenever people point out his mistakes ? Give me a common word to call this kind of...
Coming to Canada
hello every one, i am faraz from india i am coming to centennial college for advance diploma in international business i am planning to come to toronto by august 24, i am part of a group of five(four male 1female) and looking for a three bed room house...
Feb 9th, 2014 by Sal
move to Canada(Toronto) for a period of 1 year questions
Hello I am a US citizen and want to move to Canada(Toronto) for a period of 1 year. I am not seeking to work or study there. Currently I am trying to figure out which applications to submit in order to have the ability: 1) Rent an apartment ...
Oct 10th, 2013 by Bella12
What is the fastest way to reach Canada as an immigrant?
Hi there my brother in law is a 28 yrs old Iraqi and has a Bachelor degree in agriculture/animal production. We call him Bob. He is living in Baghdad, the most dangerous capital in the world. He comes from a mixed family, a Shiite father and a Sunnie...
Can i work in Canada, please?
Hello there, I'm a high qualified portuguese electrician,15 years of experience and i have 37 years old. It's my dream go work to a great country like Canada.I now that's not easy,but I have a dream and i like very much to work. So if you can,please...
Am I eligible?
Dears, I am single man 31 years old from Egypt, I graduated from the faculty of commerce. Accounting major, but all my experience is in the Customer Service field. I want to immigrate and continue my study in Canada. Do you think that I am eligible...
A few questions about Canadian culture(?)
Hello, My name is Agata and I'm from Poland. Currently I'm working on a small term paper about multicultural Canada. I've read a few articles and some official stuff(like government websites or sth) about it and it made me think. Is this real side of...
Moving from the UK to Nova Scotia
My family are thinking about moving from the UK to Canada and we are looking at Nova Scotia at the moment. We have 2 kids who are 6 and 9 and my husband is a truck driver. Just looking for any advice on jobs, Nova Scotia and how to get the ball rolling....
I came to this great forum to be more informed about Canada. I f***ing love Canada and I hope that I for year or two final visit to Canada for a few months. Later if I had the good fortune, to live and work in Canada, then I would be honored. From an...
Does "quebec resident" have any special meaning?
I want to get my Quebec licence since it'd allow me to drive and provide a form of ID. I know I can just use an international drivers permit, but using the drivers licence as ID sounds handy. According to...
Sep 23rd, 2010 by KovalKK
Waterloo or Burlington???
:sign2: Hi guys!:canada: I'm new to write on this forum, but have read the major part of it.;-) And, as usual, there is a vital question that I invite you to answer with me. The end of the year (December) I plan to reside in Canada as an immigrant....
[Help] Canadian French
Hello, So i'm From Belgium And i was a little bit Bored so i went to a chat site for fun, And There i met like a awesome canadian girl, She can speak english But tough i would like to learn the french Canadian, ive been searching for a while Now...
Question about Toronto
It seems I am going to be spending about 15 days in Toronto.........I am to be sent there by my employer to take a course. I have never set foot in the GTA before, and there is an aspect to this that makes me quite uneasy. I hope the forum members can...
Jul 19th, 2010 by AnnaG
Canadian Passport renewal
Hello Everyone, This is a great forum and its good to see diverse information on Canada ranging from Politics to immigration to culture. I am presently in India and my Canadian passport expires in March 2011. I am planning to travel to Canada...
Jul 9th, 2010 by Andem
New Immigration changes
I got an alert about the changes for improving immigration to Canada starting for the applicants for July 2010. They have increased the investor amount from $800,000 to 1 million minimum. Canada was the lowest of all the countries. But for my concern,...
Jun 14th, 2010 by china
Hello, about canadian employment?
Hi. I've been wanting to work in Canada for a long time now. I've tried passing resumes to different companies that posted vacant job positions in the internet but so far, none of them is giving any feedback. Is there any other way to find/apply...
Lost in Translation
Would you be so kind to help in understanding of the phrase "Charter Decisions"? I met it in the article title published in Canadian magazine (FEDERALISM-E, Volume 10, 2009). The article name is "Strengthening Federalism Through Charter Decisions" ...
Apr 2nd, 2010 by VanIsle
Canadian looking to move to the United States
I am a Canadian citizen and I work for an American company here in Canada. I was wondering how I go by moving to the United States with my husband and child. What documents am I to fill out in order to work in the States and also would my husband be able...
Mar 16th, 2010 by JLM
Options for immigration to Canada?
My husband and I are currently researching immigrating to Canada. I am researching what the best way to go about moving, working, and becoming a permanent resident in Canada. So much of it seams to be pretty complicated with many different ways from...
looking for hot spots...in Montreal, that is
I've never been to Montreal but will be moving there soon...I am looking to live in a neighborhood with lots of charm, character, personality, and style...friendly, artsy, eccentric vibe...any suggestions? I don't like to shop at malls...I prefer local...
Your advices for a successful moving to Canada
Hello everybody: My wife and I are thinking to move to Canada, we are very interested in apply as a federal skilled worker. We are in our 40s and we have two daughters. In our country, in South America, I work in IT area for an airline in managing...
Oct 16th, 2009 by Cliffy
Behind the iron curtain
I just wanted to share a couple of thoughts that I have. My parents moved to Canada about seven years ago. For the last three years we've been trying to arrange my move to your country, but without any positive results so far, though there is nothing to...
House and Car price
Hello all, We (me and two of my friends) are planning to immigrate to Canada. We'll be thankful if you give as websites to show as the prices of houses and other residence and that to rent or to purchase and also we need some idea about car prices. ...
Help by plant operator Martin
Hi I am looking to move to Canada and work as heavy plant operator. Any one know of a firm hiring that I could contact and that who may sponsor me to work in Canada. :lol:
(by martin 24)